Colour maps clearly showing locks, towpaths and boating facilities as well as comprehensive navigational notes.
First published in the 1970s, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain’s inland waterways – experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists and visitors.
· locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and the towpath;
· waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal;
· boatyards, pubs, restaurants and shops;
· mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).
· the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants;
· opportunities for walking and cycling.
Comprehensive navigational notes include:
· maximum dimensions and low bridges;
· mileages, advice and potential hazards;
· navigation authorities and contact details.
Waterways covered in this guide – Aire & Calder Navigation, Chesterfield Canal, River Derwent, Fossdyke & Witham Navigations, River Ouse, River Ure and Ripon Canal, Pocklington Canal, Selby Canal, Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation, River Trent.
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS CARTOGRAPHIC, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New paperback, spiral bound copy. May have some shelf wear, ready for immediate despatch. Bookseller Inventory # 007027